Student, Texas Technology University, 1948. Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, North Texas State University, 1950.
Communications officer United States Air Force, Texas, Germany, 1952-1955. Electrical engineer Lubbock (Texas) Power and Light, 1956-1962, South Plains Electric Cooperative, Inc., Lubbock, 1962-1991. United States Air Force.
Instructor Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, 1950-1951.
Captain United States Air Force, 1952-1955. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life, committee chairman 1962-1963), Texas Society Professional Engineers (life).
Son of william Edward and Bessie Lee (McCartney) K. Married Wynelle Alspaugh, July 18, 1953 (deceased February 1995). Children: Mary Jane Kilcrease Kabaci, Lou Ann Kilcrease Ritter.
Married Betsy R. Trimble, September 21, 1996.